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Beloved Children’s Author E.B. White Creates “Web” Of Memories At Cornell University

E.B. White will always be indebted to his niece. White joined the New Yorker Magazine in 1927 – two years after its founding – and for the next six decades he wrote essays and articles that established him as one of America’s most influential and urbane writers. But it wasn’t until White received encouragement from his young niece…

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Ken Blanchard, The One Minute Manager, Urges Cornell Students Not To ‘Duck’ Their Potential

Ken Blanchard is one of the most influential leadership experts in the world. He is the coauthor of the iconic bestseller, The One Minute Manager, and 60 other books whose combined sales total more than 21 million copies. His groundbreaking works have been translated into more than 42 languages and few people have influenced the day-to-day management of people and companies more than Blanchard…

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Wayfair CEO Niraj Shah Founded The Future Of Furniture After His Cornell Experience

The tech industry is filled with tales of university friendships that led to billion-dollar businesses. But for Niraj Shah and his partner Steve Conine, theirs is a union that brought furniture to the tech world and beyond. In 2002, the duo founded CSN Stores and its affiliated website, racksandstands.com, selling home and office goods from a spare bedroom in Boston…

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